Robots are going to do many things for us in the future. Plenty of companies are working on perfecting them. The Stretch RE1 is a research robot that you can program to assist you with tasks around your home. It has a contact sensitive body to work around humans and interact with them safely.
The Stretch weighs only 51lbs. It comes with a gripper, sensors, computer, and everything needed for programming. It has ROS integration and Python support. The robot has an Intel RealSense D435i RGB-D camera, a RP-Lidar A1 laser rangefinder, torque sensing in all its joints, and IMUs and an accelerometer to detect bumps.